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Lawman-in-Charge (Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense #249)

4.27  ·  Rating Details  ·  55 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews

Former crime-scene investigator Megan O'Ryan helped convict the St. Patrick's Strangler, who killed Megan's sister. Now she's trying to heal in a small Wisconsin town. But a copycat killer is at work in Crystal Lake, and Sheriff Luke Torretti needs Megan's helpon the case and at home, where the widower's troubled teenage son has become a suspect. The boy claims he's innoce
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Love Inspired (first published January 1st 2011)
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Wow! Every once in a while, a book comes along that surprised you. I read the back of this book several times, but put it lower on the pile. Well, I could NOT put this book down once I started reading it! Though I was able to figure out most of it before I got to th end, the author was still able to keep me interested enough to read.

As far as the suspense go, I could almost feel the feelings of Megan every time something else happened in this mystery. For the romance, I loved it! Though it was a
Jul 28, 2011 Nina rated it it was amazing
good book, ending sure surprised me.
Jan 11, 2012 Lonnie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: suspense
This was an awesome CSI book!
Wendy Sparkes
Aug 29, 2012 Wendy Sparkes rated it it was amazing
You can’t stop me.

Megan O’Ryan was a city crime scene investigator – she never expected to end up at the scene of her own sister’s murder. Having found the DNA evidence to convict the St. Patrick’s Strangler who killed her sister plus 2 other girls, she is now trying to heal in the small town of Crystal Lake.

A girl has turned up murdered in Crystal Lake. Interim Sheriff Lucas Torretti asks Megan for help – with no access to a crime team in this small town, her expertise is invaluable...& he
May 20, 2012 Christy rated it it was amazing
I am so glad I picked this up. It's very captivating & had me hanging on to every word. I love how Laura is able to weave the plot & characters.

Megan, a Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) has a heartbreaking past, a past that I would not wish on anyone - the violent death of her younger sister Katie. Megan helped convict & send to prison the man who killed Katie, the St. Patrick's Killer.

Still haunted by Katie's death, Megan left Chicago to start over in a new town. Soon the towns handso
Alexa Verde
Feb 28, 2014 Alexa Verde rated it it was amazing
LAWMAN-IN-CHARGE is a great story! I'm glad I picked up this book. The characters are very well-drawn and the plot is captivating. Megan has a heart-wrenching past and a struggle ahead of her that will test her spiritual, physical, emotional strength. Luke is a hero who will have to make some tough decisions of his own and overcome his past mistakes. The serial killer edge makes the story a page turner.
Feb 16, 2015 Mikaella rated it really liked it
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I like the pacing of Luke and Megan's relationship, and the fact that he reaches out to her because of her past experience. They seem like a strong, balanced couple. That said, the problems with Luke's son Sam are wrapped up a bit too neatly. I buy the strained relationship between father and son, especially since it is set up by the mother's death; Luke handles the difficulties as well as he can, but Sam's sudden turn from angry teenager to compassionate helper isn't quite foreshadowed enough t ...more
Jul 10, 2014 Heather rated it really liked it
A good book. I would've liked a little more depth to some of it, but for a quick read it was good.
Becky Gibson
Apr 17, 2014 Becky Gibson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
loved the story line never would have guessed the perp
Joshualyn Prater
Apr 28, 2013 Joshualyn Prater rated it it was amazing
excellent book :-) ending was a shocker!
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